Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage
Everyone should realize that if you are renting you are paying a mortgage: so Rent or Buy: either way you’re paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s.
There are some renters who have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Unless renters are living rent free, they are already paying a mortgage…their Landlords.
As an owner, your mortgage payment is a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to build equity in your home that you can tap into later in life. As a renter, you guarantee your landlord is the person with that equity.
Are you ready to put your housing cost to work for you?
Christina Boyle, Senior Vice President and Head of Single-Family Sales & Relationship Management at Freddie Mac, explains another benefit of securing a mortgage vs. paying rent:
“With a 30-year fixed rate mortgage, you’ll have the certainty & stability of knowing what your mortgage payment will be for the next 30 years – unlike rents which will continue to rise over the next three decades.”
Bottom Line:Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage
This holiday season, why not give yourself the gift of home ownership? Lock in your housing costs for the next 30 years and guarantee you are the one building wealth.
Who You Choose Makes a Difference When Buying or Selling a Home
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John Sposato and his team are absolutely amazing! Extremely responsive. John was very aware of our needs and likes so our pool of homes to look at all really had the chance to be “The One”. John has been our realtor from when we purchased our original home back in 1999. He negotiated a great buy then and has gotten us our ask price on one sale, which was the highest per square foot purchase in the area at the time, and darn near asking price on our last sale, before this purchase. As he has been for 17 years, John and his team, is who I will be looking to for any future purchases myself and who i will be referring out when asked. Thank you again to John and his team! Your the best! Those thinking of real estate in the Phoenix Market would be wise to give John and his team a call. You will not be disappointed! I assure you that! ~ Ty Wilcox